Explore the some of the most beautiful places of Peru packed with archaeological remains and colonial architecture; Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu.
Peru, a country in South America, portrays that the real meaning of being rich isn’t about having the most, it’s about experiencing the most unforgettable moments in life. Such experiences can be amassed on a trip to Peru, a place where the diversity and authenticity of the culture, nature, and cuisine hold the essence of life itself. The antiquated Inca City of Machu Picchu is one of the lures of any journey to South America; still, there is much more to explore throughout Peru.
Lima, the capital and the largest city of Peru, embraces significant churches, monasteries, mansions, and balconies. The major attractions of the town are the World Heritage Site ‘Historic Centre,’ Lima Plaza Mayor (Main Square), Lima Cathedral, Government Palace, San Francisco Church and Convent, Gastronomy House and many more.
Next, we have the Seductive, striking and natural, Cusco that exhibits history lives in its streets, squares, valleys, and towns. Some of the beautiful destinations you will be exploring in this city are the Sacred Valley, the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo and the most important archaeological site in Peru ‘Machu Picchu.’
The diversity of the scenery, the people, and the adventures here make Peru one of the unique destinations on the continent. So, if you are one of those interested in colonial monuments, archaeology aficionados, and enthusiast of serene natural beauty, waste no time to seize the ‘Classical Peru Tour.’
Upon arrival in Lima, reception and transfer to the selected hotel and overnight.
After breakfast at the scheduled time there is a tour of the city of Lima Capital of Perú. It begins with the historic downtown to visit important buildings like the Government Palace, the cathedral of Lima, the Archbishop’s Palace and the Municipal Palace it also includes a visit to the church of San Francisco and Monastery, the largest monumental complex of Colonial Art in the Américas. You will also see the stone facades and wooden balconies of the Colonial houses. Passing by “Huaca Pucllana”: a Preinka building. Which was most likely used as an important ceremonial and administrative center belonging to the Lima Culture. The tour ends with a visit to the modern suburbs of San Isidro, and Miraflores. San Isidro has modern apartment buildings and beautiful parks such as El Olivar with olive’s trees brought from Spain in the 15th century. Miraflores with its Central Park and Larcomar Shopping Center that overlooks the Pacific Ocean.
After an early breakfast, transfer from the hotel to the airport at a scheduled time to take the flight to Cusco. Upon arrival reception and transfer to the selected hotel. At the scheduled time, there is a guided city tour to visit: The Cathedral, very important for its architecture and collection of canvases from the “Escuela Cusqueña” (Academy of Cusco); the Temple of the Sun or “Koricancha”, used as a foundation of Santo Domingo Monastery and classical example of the fusion of Inca and Western cultures and the archaeological sites of Sacsayhuaman, Q’enqo, and Tambomachay. Return to the hotel.
After an early breakfast, starts a full day excursion to visit Machu Picchu the most important archaeological site in Peru. The citadel is located 113 Km (70 miles northwest of Cusco.) The tour starts with an early transfer to the railway station for the morning train ride to Aguas Calientes that takes about three-and-a-half hours. Then, continues with a 20-minute bus ride up to the archaeological site for a guided tour. Rediscovered by Hiram Bingham in 1911, Machu Picchu is considered an absolute masterpiece of architecture and a unique testimony of the Inca civilization. After the visit, return to the village of Aguas Calientes where lunch is provided. At the scheduled time, return to Cusco and transfer to the hotel. . Lunch in Aguas Calientes is included
After an early breakfast, there is a scheduled transfer from the hotel to the airport to take the flight to Lima. Upon arriving at Lima, there is a reception and transfer to the hotel. The afternoon is free for personal activities. We suggest taking the optional tour to one of museums such as the Gold Museum, the Archaeological and Anthropological Museum. At night, we suggest to enjoy a delicious dinner with a show.